Mike Wheatley

Mike Wheatley is a senior staff writer at SiliconANGLE. He loves to write about Big Data and the Internet of Things, and explore how these technologies are evolving and helping businesses to become more agile.

Before joining SiliconANGLE, Mike was an editor at Argophilia Travel News, an occassional contributer to The Epoch Times, and has also dabbled in SEO and social media marketing. He usually bases himself in Bangkok, Thailand, though he can often be found roaming through the jungles or chilling on a beach.

Got a news story or tip? Email Mike@SiliconANGLE.com.

Latest from Mike Wheatley

Cloud wars: Amazon hits back at Google with more flexible pricing

Google Inc. reignited the cloud price wars last week at its Next cloud conference when it announced “committed use discounts” for customers that commit to a one- or three-year contract to use its virtual computers. A quick study by RightScale Inc. had found Google’s pricing offers substantial savings versus Amazon Web Services’ own Reserved Instances offer for its […]

Docker open-sources its container core to the Cloud Native Computing Federation

Fulfilling a promise made last December, Docker Inc. on Wednesday donated containerd, a core piece of the Docker runtime engine, to the Cloud Native Computing Federation. The containerd runtime is used as a method to boot, run and manage external interfaces for containers, which enable applications to run on any operating system, much like shipping […]

Lenovo launches new server-based storage appliance

In an effort to stem a decline in server sales, Lenovo Group Ltd. is taking another crack at software-defined storage with a new appliance that leverages its server platform, storage virtualization software and storage area networking software from partner company DataCore Software Corp. Lenovo said Tuesday that its new DX8200D appliance is based on its old […]

Intel’s Clear Containers project adds support for Docker Swarm and Kubernetes

Intel Corp.’s Clear Containers software, which is a part of its larger Clear Linux project, has just received a major update that adds compatibility with the Docker Swarm and Kubernetes orchestration tools. Intel’s Clear Containers bears the hallmarks of virtualization giant VMware Inc.’s approach to containers, which asserts they work best in production alongside a hardened […]

Iguazio speeds up big data delivery with continuous analytics platform

Data platform-as-a-service company iguazio is having a crack at the highly competitive big data analytics business with the launch of a new “continuous analytics” platform. The company said the idea behind its new platform, to be introduced today at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose, California, is to speed up and simplify big data analytics […]

Cloudera aims to make data science easier with new self-service ‘workbench’

Big data company Cloudera Inc. wants to lift the burden off data scientists’ shoulders with a new solution that allows them to use a variety of open-source big data tools while ensuring they remain in compliance with corporate governance regulations. The new solution is called the Cloudera Data Science Workbench, which the company describes as […]

Report: Citrix hires Goldman Sachs to scout possible buyers

Cloud computing and networking firm Citrix Systems Inc. is reportedly working with The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to find itself a buyer. Bloomberg cites anonymous sources in its story, which claims the company has hired Goldman Sachs to sound out possible buyers. This isn’t the first time Citrix, which is valued at $13 billion, has […]

Apple’s Swift becomes 10th most popular programming language

The open-source Swift programming language first pioneered by Apple Inc. has risen to become the 10th most popular of all languages, according to an analysis by TIOBE Software BV, a company that specializes in assessing and tracking the quality of software Swift, which was open-sourced in 2015, claims numerous advantages over more established programming languages […]

Report: Microsoft remains clear leader in Software as a Service market

The enterprise Software-as-a-Service market grew by 32 percent year-over-year to almost $13 billion in quarterly revenues, according to a new report from Synergy Research Group. Microsoft Corp. remains the clear leader in overall SaaS revenues, having overtaken Salesforce.com Inc. last year. Much of Microsoft’s growth in the sector is attributed to increased adoption of its […]

Analysis: Google undercuts Amazon’s cloud pricing

Amid a flurry of enterprise cloud-related announcements at its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, Google Inc. fired the latest salvo in the ongoing cloud price wars. The tech giant launched “Committed Use Discounts” for customers who commit to its Compute Engine service in the long-term. The company also said it’s cutting prices for the same […]